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Proposal seeks to ensure nursing home air conditioning

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Amid continuing fallout from the deaths of residents of a Broward County nursing home after Hurricane Irma, a key state senator has filed a bill that would seek to prevent lengthy air conditioning outages at nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

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The Walking Warehoused

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For most of history, dying was an event. These days, it’s a “process,” and one that can go on for decades. It’s rough on families. And it’s a gold mine for those who had the cash and the foresight to invest in the burgeoning “assisted living” industry. Old folks’ homes are springing up here faster than mattress stores and burger joints. The Tallahassee Democrat’s TaMaryn Waters reports that 12 of these places are in the pipeline and, says AARP spokesman…

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Why assisted living is a good choice

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As another generation of Americans enjoys their retirement, the generation beneath them begins to worry about their health and well-being. Particularly for those people with at least one deceased parent, the fear that the remaining parent won’t be able to live alone becomes an ever-present worry. Whether you are concerned for a loved one, or if you are a senior citizen weighing the options, assisted living may be the answer, and it’s not as bad as you think. Because of the…

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